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National, regional languages on the (LLF) cards

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LAHORE: The Lahore Literary Festival 2016 has come up with a diversified schedule for its upcoming edition starting on Feb 19. There will be 16 sessions on the national and regional languages and literature, making it an attraction for the audiences from Urdu and Punjabi readers. The LLF will miss Intizar Husain who was a […]

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Veteran Urdu fiction writer Intizar Hussain passes away at 92

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LAHORE: Veteran short story writer, novelist, columnist and poet Intizar Hussain passed away on Tuesday at a hospital in Lahore. The 92-year-old was undergoing treatment at a private hospital. Hussain was among the 10 finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction in 2013. He was the first Pakistani and the first Urdu writer […]

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Pakistani Urdu literature: moods, movements and milieu

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PAKISTANI Urdu literature has come a long way and today it has its own peculiar mood and milieu that set it apart from what we inherited as a shared body of Urdu literature from the pre-independence era. Just after the independence in 1947, the question of what Pakistani literature was and what it ought to […]

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Tehrik-e-Niswan steals the show

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By: Zaib Azkaar Hussain Karachi: The team of Tehrik-e-Niswan led by Sheema Kirmani stole the show at KLF by doing perfect dramatic reading of one of the plays written by renowned author Intizar Husain. Intizar Hussain, who himself was present as chief guest at the event, appreciated the team and said that he had written […]

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